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Students in Work Education discover more about the Uiver restoration project

Monday, 31 May 2021

Passionate about planes, students completing the Certificate I in Work Education were thrilled to explore Albury’s aviation history last week.

Volunteer Rus Jacob gave the students a tour of the Uiver Memorial DC-2 restoration project housed at Albury airport. Rus talked about the history of the Uiver plane and the many skills needed to restore a plane. Early tasks in the restoration included removing aluminium cladding on the ailerons (nonstandard), disassembling the propellers, wheel hubs, and tailwheel structure, bead blasting corroded parts, making workbenches, and much more.

Read more about the Uiver plane restoration here: https://www.uivermemorial.org.au/about.html

Visit our course information pages for more information on Certificate I in Work Education: www.wodongatafe.edu.au/courses/disability-programs

 

 

 

 

 

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